Welcome to Meigs ...
The city of Meigs is primarily located in Thomas County<1>. A portion of Meigs extends into Mitchell County.
The location of Meigs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Meigs is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Meigs lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Meigs (for example, toward Gordon (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
The area code for Meigs: (229)
The ZIP code for Meigs: 31765<4>
Communities Also Named Meigs ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Meigs - they are located in Ohio (2) and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Meigs.
Communities near Meigs ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Meigs.
- Vada [Decatur County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vada
- Vada [Decatur County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Meigs
- Estimated population in 2019: 56,457 people
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Vada
- Hansell [Thomas County]
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hansell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hansell
- Hansell [Thomas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Meigs
- Estimated population in 2019: 6,534 people
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Hansell
- Greenough [Mitchell County]
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenough
- Greenough [Mitchell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Meigs
- Estimated population in 2019: 3,304 people
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenough
- Pelham [Mitchell County]
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- Woodland [Grady County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
- Woodland [Grady County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Meigs
- Estimated population in 2019: 353 people
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
- Spence [Grady County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spence
- Spence [Grady County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Meigs
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Spence
- Cotton [Mitchell County]
- Ochlocknee [Thomas County]
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ochlocknee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ochlocknee
- Ochlocknee [Thomas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Meigs
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Ochlocknee
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ochlocknee<6>
- Hartsfield [Colquitt County]
- Pebble City [Mitchell County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pebble City
- Pebble City [Mitchell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Meigs
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Pebble City
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Meigs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Meigs.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Meigs. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Meigs.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Meigs. See our Newspapers Page for Meigs.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Meigs ...
Looking for more information about Meigs? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Meigs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Meigs.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Meigs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Thomas County: www.thomascountyboc.org/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
|<1>||If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Thomas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.|
|<2>||The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.|
|<3>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Meigs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
|<4>||ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Meigs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Meigs or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).|
|<5>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Meigs) to Point B.|
If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Meigs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Meigs
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Meigs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0714, Longitude: -84.0922 In this case, the coordinates for Meigs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
|<6>||While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.|